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Salvia Greggi (Autumn Sage)

Salvia is a super hardy Texas friendly family of plants, one of many that is part of the mint family.  The  Sage and Salvia family seem to cause some confusion as they are really the same plant.  The Lamiaceae family of Sage is referred to as Sage for the medicinal herbaceous plants and referred to “Salvia” when ornamental …

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Lisa’s “Plant Pick of the Day”, Mexican Bush Sage (Salvia Lucatha)

Mexican Bush Sage is one of my favorite Sun plants in the garden.  Its flocculent texture and striking Purple and Lavender flower spikes make this plant a show piece, a butterfly and hummingbird attraction and best of all, it is drought tolerant and practically no maintenance. Hardy for zones 8-10 in even the worst soil …

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“May Night” Salvia

My plant pick of the day is the “May Night” Salvia.  I love this plant as it is almost no maintenance, profuse lavender color all season long and it is semi-evergreen, meaning it is returning as soon as it freezes back.  Check out the video for more info and try this plant this season as …

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